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Court Costs and Fees Maybe Going Up in Lee County

Court Costs and Fees Maybe Going Up in Lee County

Whenever a person is convicted of something in a court of law they usually have to pay more than just the fine. Many times the court costs are added into the fine. Under a new pilot program soon to be rolled out by the Illinois Legislature courts will be able to increase those fines and…

Dixon City Government to Hold Town Hall/Listening Meeting

Dixon City Government to Hold Town Hall/Listening Meeting

The Dixon City Council will host a Town Hall meeting / Listening Session on Tuesday, May 28th at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Northwest Territory Historic Center, 205 West 5th Street in Dixon. The meeting will begin with brief presentations from City Manager Danny Langloss and Assistant City Manager / Director…

Fire Crews Battle Fire at Cimco Recycling Warehouse Wednesday Morning

Fire Crews Battle Fire at Cimco Recycling Warehouse Wednesday Morning

Sterling and Rock Falls Fire Crews were called shortly before 10am Wednesday to the Cimco Recycling Warehouse at 3101 West 4th Street for a structure fire. When crews arrived on the scene they observed thick black smoke coming from the building.  It is believed a piece of machinery in the conveyor belt started the fire.…

Large Branch Falls on Power Lines Taking Out Power to Part of Dixon

Large Branch Falls on Power Lines Taking Out Power to Part of Dixon

Some Dixon residents suddenly found themselves without power Wednesday about 7pm. The power outage was due to a very large tree branch breaking away and falling on some power lines.  The incident occurred on 5th street near Peoria Avenue. A large amount of sparks and fire balls could be seen coming from the lines and…

Local Sports

Boys Baseball- Dixon Rallies Past Sterling, Rock Falls Loses to Boylan

Boys Baseball- Dixon Rallies Past Sterling, Rock Falls Loses to Boylan

Boys Baseball Scoreboard 5/22/19- Class 3A Regional Semifinals- Dixon 5 Sterling 4 (8 innings) Rockford Boylan 7 Rock Falls 1 Kaneland 4 Genoa-Kingston 1 Class 2A Sectional Semifinals- Spring Valley Hall 7 Erie-PTown 3 Alleman 5 Byron 0 (Bottom 1st) – Game suspended. Game will resume on Thursday at 4:30pm in Byron Class 1A Sectional…

Girls Softball- Rock Falls Rallies Past Boylan, Newman vs Princeton on Thursday

Girls Softball- Rock Falls Rallies Past Boylan, Newman vs Princeton on Thursday

Girls Softball Scoreboard 5/22/19- Class 3A Regional Semifinals- Rock Falls 8 Rockford Boylan 7 Freeport 3 Genoa-Kingston 2 Class 2A Sectional Semifinals- Winnebago 10 Mendota 9   Girls Softball Schedule 5/23/19- Class 3A Regional Finals at Stillman Valley 4:30pm- Sterling vs Freeport Class 2A Sectional Semifinals at Orion- Sterling Newman vs Princeton

Music News

Cast announced for Alanis Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill” musical

Cast announced for Alanis Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill” musical

Matthew MurphyThe musical based on Alanis Morissette’s landmark 1995 album Jagged Little Pill has found its cast. The production will star YOU’s Kathryn Gallagher, newcomer Celia Rose Gooding, Derek Klena, Sean Allan Krill, Lauren Patten, and Drama Desk Award Nominee Elizabeth Stanley. They’re all reprising their roles from the musical’s premiere at American Repertory Theater…

Ed Sheeran announces new “No. 6 Collaborations Project” album coming in July

Ed Sheeran announces new “No. 6 Collaborations Project” album coming in July

Mark SurridgeFor Ed Sheeran’s next album, he’s getting a little help from his friends. The singer announced Thursday that he’ll be releasing No. 6 Collaborations Project this summer, a collection of songs featuring some of his favorite artists. “Before I was signed in 2011, I made an EP called No.5 Collaborations Project,” Ed explains on…

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